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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been all systems go, progressing with searches and migrating from “in-person” candidate meetings to virtual ones, via videoconference. While making allowances for people adapting to new routines and environments, we suppose it’s reassuring that, even in quarantine, some things never change, and candidates continue to do the darndest things … virtually.
Hiding a messy background with a ... messy background?
There is a myriad of excellent and ...
In the midst of COVID-19 uncertainty, we are fielding many discussions and questions from our clients about how to move forward with executive searches: How much of the recruiting process can be conducted virtually? Can you hire an executive leader after only meeting on Zoom? What positions are critical now and when does it make more sense to wait? And how long can and should we wait? How can we onboard someone working virtually?
Wet Cigars, Polyester Suits and Pointed-toe Shoes — Executives Share their (Best) Worst Interview Stories
At The Alexander Group and Alex & Red, we have collectively conducted thousands (and thousands) of interviews in our three-plus decades in executive search. We’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly, and we have shared a few of our less impressive interview experiences here—partly as cautionary tale, partly for our readers’ amusement.
This time around, we asked clients, candidates and friends of the firm to share their (best) worst interview stories. Here ...
To celebrate our sister firm The Alexander Group’s 35-year history in executive search, we are reaching out to a several of the outstanding candidates our firms have placed to learn of their challenges, successes and leadership style, as well as the lessons they have learned and the legacies they will leave.
This month, we interviewed Ann M. Palmer, who joined The Arthritis Foundation as President and CEO in 2013. With more than 30 years ...